Read Amazing Facts about Birds
Chicken is a close relative of Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Most birds are kept as pets, including pigeons, parrots and lovebirds.
The smallest bird egg is the size of a hummingbird and a pea. The largest bird egg, in which the ostrich hatches, is the size of a cantaloupe.
A bird's eye occupies 50 percent of its head; Our eyes lift 5 percent of our head. To compare bird eyes, our eyes should be baseball shaped.
Penguin is not only a bird that can swim, but also flies. It is also the only bird that walks upright.
Owls rotate their heads 360 ○ (full circle), but they do not move their eyes.
Chickens have more than 200 different sounds that they make for communication.
When it comes to birds, males have more attractive feather shapes, colors, songs and dances. Female birds choose based on how attractive their mate is!
One-third of bird owners estimate that they turn on the radio for their pets when they leave home.
According to National Geographic, the answer to the old controversy lies with scientists, who came first, chicken or egg. Reptiles lay eggs thousands of years before chickens appear. The first hen came from a very henless egg. Thus, the egg came first.
The swan was the first bird to be bred by humans.
Kiwi birds are blind, so they hunt by smell.
Some species of hens can lay colored eggs. Ameracana and Araucana can lay green or blue eggs.
The simple word "eat like a bird" must have a different meaning! Most birds double the weight in their daily diet. In fact, a bird needs more food in proportion to its size than a child or a cat.
A group of larks is called a libation, a group of chickens is called a peep, a group of geese is called a goggle, a group of crows is killed and a group of owls is called a parrot.
The ears of brown laying hens turn red. There is a genetic link between the two.
The hemisphere (brain) is the largest brain in relation to the body size of the Avian family.
Mockingbirds can mimic many barks, from screaming door to cat.
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